LAtest Updates


  • Capitulation? February 28, 2020
    • The volume early today looked like capitulation at least in the short term
    • I'm still rather bearish but have seen enough that could spark a bounce
    • A few thoughts from the plane
    • Take off half of the index ETF put spreads we recently recommended 
    • Have a great weekend
  • First Call February 28, 2020 February 28, 2020
    • S&P futures down 0.56%, but off worst levels, in Friday morning trading after the index fell more than 3% in three of the last four sessions and is poised for worst week since the financial crisis in 2008.
    • It has only taken six days for S&P to fall more than 10% from a record into a correction, the fastest such turnaround on record.
    • Asian markets sharply lower overnight, led by China and Japan.
    • European markets under further pressure.
    • Treasuries catching another big rally with curve steepening.
    • Dollar weaker vs yen but a touch better on euro cross.
    • Gold down 0.9% and on track for a weekly pullback despite the marked pickup in risk aversion.
    • WTI crude off 2.7%, off worst levels, as oil continues to be one of the hardest hit asset classes on demand concerns.
    • S&P bullish sentiment is at 9% and is oversold
    • Take a look at the premarket movers as many issues are above today's VWAP a sign of buying
    • I am traveling today and will not publish a Daily Note
    • If I need to post something regarding Trade Ideas I will on the plane
  • Potential Short Term Bottom February 27, 2020
    • Very fast markets today.   Covered a bunch of stuff and added some new short term long exposure for a bounce
    • Not everything has lined up for strong bottom and this might be the first of five down waves
    • SPY vs TLT ratio has worked very well again and it might turn in the next few days 
    • One of the reasons for the bounce in stocks could be tomorrow's pension rebalance
    • I'll be traveling tomorrow so tomorrow's First Call will be the only note

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